The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 33 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 18.54% 12.77% 14.29%
As % of the Vendors category 42.86% 22.39% 35.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 25
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +29.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Vendors Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
77 134 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 43.26% 57.02% 40.57%
Number of salaries quoted 66 120 64
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +31.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Colchester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 39 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 36 (54.55%) C#
3 31 (46.97%) .NET
4 28 (42.42%) SQL Server
5 26 (39.39%) Project Management
6 25 (37.88%) HTML
7 24 (36.36%) JavaScript
8 21 (31.82%) MySQL
9 20 (30.30%) jQuery
10 17 (25.76%) Oracle
10 17 (25.76%) VB.NET
11 16 (24.24%) Relational Database
12 15 (22.73%) User Experience
12 15 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (22.73%) CSS
13 13 (19.70%) Windows
14 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
15 10 (15.15%) Law
15 10 (15.15%) Legal
15 10 (15.15%) Active Directory
15 10 (15.15%) Linux
16 8 (12.12%) VMware
17 7 (10.61%) Degree
17 7 (10.61%) Internet
18 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
18 6 (9.09%) C
18 6 (9.09%) C++
18 6 (9.09%) MS Office
18 6 (9.09%) Physics
18 6 (9.09%) WPF

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.03%) JBoss
1 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 39 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.09%) MS Office
3 5 (7.58%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) Internet
2 5 (7.58%) DNS
3 4 (6.06%) SAN
3 4 (6.06%) PBX
3 4 (6.06%) DHCP
4 2 (3.03%) Skype
5 1 (1.52%) Firewall
5 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 21 (31.82%) MySQL
3 16 (24.24%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.52%) Mockito
3 1 (1.52%) jMock
3 1 (1.52%) JUnit
General
1 10 (15.15%) Law
1 10 (15.15%) Legal
2 5 (7.58%) Games
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Finance
5 2 (3.03%) Advertising
6 1 (1.52%) Automotive
6 1 (1.52%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.52%) French Language
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Developer
2 21 (31.82%) Web Developer
2 21 (31.82%) .NET Developer
2 21 (31.82%) .NET Web Developer
3 15 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (22.73%) C# Web Developer
3 15 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Software Applications Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Forensic Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Graduate Programmer
6 5 (7.58%) Trainee Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Trainee Web Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Trainee
6 5 (7.58%) .NET Programmer
6 5 (7.58%) Graduate Software Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (46.97%) .NET
2 25 (37.88%) HTML
3 20 (30.30%) jQuery
4 15 (22.73%) CSS
5 6 (9.09%) WPF
6 5 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (4.55%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.52%) HTML5
8 1 (1.52%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.52%) Velocity
8 1 (1.52%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.52%) Spring
8 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.52%) Struts
8 1 (1.52%) XML
8 1 (1.52%) ODBC
8 1 (1.52%) Classic ASP
8 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) User Experience
2 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.09%) Physics
4 5 (7.58%) Cybercrime
4 5 (7.58%) Digital Media
4 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.06%) Clustering
6 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.52%) Open Source
7 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) Linux
3 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.58%) Android
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Project Management
2 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 6 (9.09%) Web Development
2 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (9.09%) TDD
2 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 5 (7.58%) Digital Forensics
3 5 (7.58%) E-Discovery
3 5 (7.58%) Computer Forensics
4 4 (6.06%) Practice Management
5 3 (4.55%) Black-Box Testing
5 3 (4.55%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.03%) MVC
6 2 (3.03%) Migration
7 1 (1.52%) Mobile Development
7 1 (1.52%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.52%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (1.52%) Web Application Development
7 1 (1.52%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) C#
2 24 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 17 (25.76%) VB.NET
4 6 (9.09%) C
4 6 (9.09%) C++
4 6 (9.09%) XAML
5 5 (7.58%) MATLAB
6 3 (4.55%) SQL
6 3 (4.55%) VB
7 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) vSphere
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) WSUS
2 4 (6.06%) SCCM
2 4 (6.06%) SCOM
3 2 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Oracle
2 8 (12.12%) VMware
3 5 (7.58%) Symbian
3 5 (7.58%) IBM
3 5 (7.58%) i2
3 5 (7.58%) Apple
4 4 (6.06%) NetApp
4 4 (6.06%) Cisco
4 4 (6.06%) LexisNexis
5 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.52%) Kaspersky
6 1 (1.52%) Novell
6 1 (1.52%) HP
6 1 (1.52%) Dell
6 1 (1.52%) EMC
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